Historical Events In August - 01
Tuesday, 19 February 2019
0126 Publius ,Helvius Pertinax, Roman emperor (193 AD) on August - 01.
0527 Justinianus I succeeds Justinus I as emperor of Byzantium on August - 01.
0527 On August - 01 justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies
0607 Ono no Imoko is dispatched as envoy to the Sui court in China (Traditional Japanese date: July 3, 607) on August - 01.
0649 Pope Martinus I chosen successor of Theodorus I [or 8/7] on this day in history.
0860 On this day in history peace of Koblenz: Charles the Bare, Louis the German & Lotharius II
0902 On this day in history aghlabidisch emir Ibrahim II destroys Taormina, Sicily
1021 On August - 01 synod of Pavia: emperor Henry II convicts married priest
1086 On August - 01 english barons become submissive to king Willem the Occupier
1137 Louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37) on August - 01.
1177 Peace Treaty of Venice: Emperor Frederik I & Pope Alexander III on this day in history.
1190 On this day in history floris III, Count of Holland, dies
1203 Alexius IV Angelus appointed co-regent of Byzantium on this day in history.
1291 On this day in history everlasting League forms, basis of Swiss Confederation (Independence)
1322 On this day in history peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian
1404 Earl Engelbert I of Nassau marries Johanna of Poland on this day in history.
1457 On August - 01 laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50
1485 Henry (VII) Tudors army sails to England on this day in history.
1492 On August - 01 jews are expelled from Spain by King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella
1495 Jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect on this day in history.
1498 Christopher Columbus reaches the mainland of North America on August - 01.
1498 Christopher Columbus lands on "Isla Santa" (Venezuela) on this day in history.
1520 Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72) on this day in history.
1588 English admiral Howard van Effingham beats Spanish Armada on this day in history.
1589 On this day in history murder attempt by monk Jacques Clement on French King Hendrik III
1619 On August - 01 first black American slaves (20 slaves) land at Jamestown, Virginia
1619 On this day in history 1st black Americans (20) land at Jamestown, Virginia
1626 Earl Earnest Casimir conquerors Oldenzaal on August - 01.
1628 Emperor Ferdinand II demands Austria Protestant convert to Catholicism on this day in history.
1628 Francesco Gonzaga, composer, dies at 37 on August - 01.
1642 Ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95) [or Feb 25, 1643] on this day in history.
1659 Antoine Mouque, composer on this day in history.
1664 On August - 01 battle at St Gotthard: Earl Raimondo Montecucculi beats Ahmed Kiprulu
1667 Paul Foot, lawyer/historian, dies at 48 on this day in history.